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George Lopez to Host Late-Night TBS Show March 25, 2009 2:19 pm

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georgelopez-032509TBS is entering the late-night talk show ring, tapping actor/comedian George Lopez to host a new talk show.  The network handed the project, still untitled, a 34-week order after seeing a presentation.  The show will launch in November, airing at 11pm Monday-Thursday.

“If change can come to the White House, then change can come to late-night,” Lopez said. “Yes I can!”

According to THR, the show will feature celebrity guests, live music and comedy acts and the audience will be encouraged to interact with Lopez and his guests.

The Bill Engvall Show to air on CBS June 6, 2008 1:51 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in CBS, News, TBS, Television, The Bill Engvall Show.
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CBS will air a special season 1 repeat airing of the TBS comedy series The Bill Engvall Show on their network this Monday (June 9th), according to TV Guide.  In exchange for giving ‘Bill’ the extra exposure, CBS will get to plug its fall line-up on TBS later in the summer.  Season Two of the series begins its run Wednesday, June 12th on TBS.

Best Ratings for SAG Awards Since 1998 January 29, 2008 7:48 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Awards, Cable TV, Cable TV Ratings, Movies, News, Nielsen TV Ratings, Screen Actors Guild Awards, TBS, Television, TNT.
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Sunday nights dual telecast of the 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on TNT and TBS drew more than 6.1 million viewers (click here to read the winners).

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TBS’s “Frank TV” Scores Big Premiere November 23, 2007 12:20 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Cable TV, Cable TV Ratings, Frank TV, News, Nielsen TV Ratings, TBS, Television.
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TBS’s Frank TV, the half-hour sketch comedy series featuring the voice talent of comedian Frank Caliendo, drew strong numbers in its Tuesday night premiere, drawing an audience of 2.9 million viewers.

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TBS Sees Improvement in Day 2 of MLB Playoffs October 6, 2007 9:48 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Baseball, Cable TV Ratings, News, Nielsen TV Ratings, Sports, TBS, Television.
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The MLB playoff move to TBS continues to provide solid ratings for the network, with the first game of the New York Yankees/Cleveland Indians series providing the network with its highest rating in five years.

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MLB Playoffs Solid on TBS October 6, 2007 2:43 am

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The transition of the baseball playoffs to TBS was a success, with the first three games on Wednesday scoring slightly higher numbers than the comparable opening of the playoffs last year on ESPN and Fox.

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Season/Series Premieres/Finales and Specials for Wednesday, October 3, 2007 October 3, 2007 4:14 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, ABC, BBC America, BET, Bravo, Comedy Central, G4, MTV, News, TBS, Television.
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Here are the list of season/series premiere(s)/finale(s) as well as special(s) that will be airing this evening.

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Season/Series Premieres/Finales and Specials for Wednesday, September 26, 2007 September 26, 2007 2:31 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in 2007/2008 TV Season, ABC, BBC America, BET, CBS, NBC, News, Sci Fi, Spike TV, TBS, Television.
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Here are the list of season/series premiere(s)/finale(s) as well as special(s) that will be airing this evening.

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TBS Renews “My Boys” September 10, 2007 3:38 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Cable TV, My Boys, News, Nielsen TV Ratings, Renewals, TBS, Television.
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TBS has given a third season renewal to their hit comedy series My Boys, Variety is reporting.

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TBS Lands Rerun Rights to “The Office” and “My Name Is Earl” June 21, 2007 11:41 pm

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In an unexpected deal, NBC Universal has put together a $100+ million package for the rerun rights to NBC’s two hit comedies: The Office and My Name Is Earl. TBS will get the cable rights, while 10 Fox O&O (owned and operated) stations will get the network rights in a shared-window deal.

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Encouraging Debut for “House of Payne” June 7, 2007 9:42 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Cable TV Ratings, News, TBS, Television, Tyler Perry's House of Payne.
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TBS’s premiere of Tyler Perry’s House of Payne did remarkably well on Wednesday night, becoming the top-rated sitcom of all time among ad-supported cable.

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TBS Unveils Summer Lineup May 4, 2007 12:47 am

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Tyler Perry’s House of Payne will kickoff TBS’s summer lineup, premiering on Wednesday, June 6.

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Frank Caliendo on TBS February 17, 2007 5:15 pm

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Comedian, and former MadTV personality, Frank Caliendo, has signed on with TBS in a late-night sketch comedy show titled The Frank Show.

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TNT and TBS Get Cable Rights to “Pursuit of Happyness” February 1, 2007 10:00 am

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Movies, News, TBS, Television, TNT.
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TNT and TBS will be paying up to $30 million for the first window of broadcast for the Will Smith helmed film Pursuit of Happynes.

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